HB4228 HFA Skinner 2-12 #1

Delegate Skinner moves to amend HB4228 on page 12, by striking out section 17 in its entirety, and inserting in lieu thereof, the following:

17H--17. No discrimination; accessibility.

(a) The transportation network company shall adopt a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of destination, race, color, national origin, religious belief or affiliation, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity with respect to passengers and potential passengers and notify transportation network drivers of the policy.

(b)Transportation network drivers shall comply with all applicable laws regarding nondiscrimination against passengers or potential passengers on the basis of destination, race, color, national origin, religious belief or affiliation, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity.

(c) Transportation network drivers shall comply with all applicable laws relating to accommodation of service animals.

(d) A transportation network shall not impose additional charges for providing transportation network services to persons with physical disabilities because of those disabilities.

(e) A transportation network shall provide passengers an opportunity to indicate that they require a wheelchair-accessible vehicle. If a transportation network cannot arrange wheelchair-accessible transportation network service in any instance, it shall direct the passenger to an alternate provider of wheelchair-accessible service, if available.